Yasmeen Hassan

Anchor/Producer 6:30 News

"I'm honored to be able tell people's stories and be a part of this community."

She grew up all over the East Coast, but went to school in Tucson at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). After graduating, Yasmeen moved to Phoenix to work in television, producing and reporting for Good Morning Arizona. She is excited about meeting new people, facing new challenges, and taking in everything that the Tri-Cities area has to offer. Yasmeen says the best part of her job is connecting to the community everyday.   YasmeenH@kvewtv.com @YasmeenKAPPKVEW https://www.facebook.com/YasmeenNews

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Fans Petition NFL to Let Marshawn Lynch Not Talk

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A petition from a Seahawks fan asks the NFL to revise its media policy so that Marshawn Lynch does not have to talk with reporters after a game.
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Scientists Prepare to Monitor Beast Quake Seahawks Game

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Scientists with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network are installing instruments at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Thursday to record expected vibrations from jumping and stomping fans at Saturday's Seahawks playoff game.
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Restoring Public Access to Wanapum Dam

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The Grant Public Utility District says public access to most of the shoreline at the Wanapum Dam reservoir will be restored at noon Wednesday, including the boat launch at Wanapum State Park.
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Senators Looking to Change Tax Bill

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  Two Republican senators say they will propose changes to chamber rules in order to make it harder to raise taxes. Two Republican senators say they will propose changes to chamber rules in order to make it harder to raise taxes.  
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Lawsuit Filed Against New Gun Background Check Law

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Opponents of a new expanded gun background check measure in Washington state are asking a federal judge to block parts of the law that involve transfers of guns.
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Inslee Criticized for Ignoring School Levy Equity

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  When the Washington Supreme Court told the Legislature it needed to fix the way the state pays for public schools, it also ordered lawmakers to stop relying so much on local levy dollars to pay for basic education. When the Washington Supreme Court told the Legislature it needed to fix the way the state pays for public schools, it also ordered lawmakers to stop relying so much on local levy dollars to pay for basic education.  
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Manhattan Project Park Signed into Law

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Legislation to preserve Hanford's B Reactor as part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park has been signed into law. Legislation to preserve Hanford's B Reactor as part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park has been signed into law.
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1 in Washington Hospitalized From Caramel Apples

  State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths nationwide. State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths nationwide.  
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T-Mobile Refunding Thousands in Washington

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State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says about 231,000 T-Mobile customers in Washington may be eligible for a share of a settlement with the company over billing unauthorized charges, a practice known as cramming.
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Health Exchange Switching to Direct Premium Payment

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The board that runs Washington's health exchange voted Thursday to change the way it handles premium payments and have customers pay their insurance companies directly.
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Richland Lab Supports 6,800 Jobs

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The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland supported more than $1.3 billion in spending and 6,800 jobs in the Washington state economy last year.
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Oregon Recount Shows GMO Labels Voted Down

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  Secretary of State Kate Brown has certified recount results that show the defeat of an Oregon ballot measure to require labels on genetically modified foods. Secretary of State Kate Brown has certified recount results that show the defeat of an Oregon ballot measure to require labels on genetically modified foods.  
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Emergency Substitute Teacher Certifications

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The pool of substitute teachers in the Tri-Cities is low and with an influx of new full-time teachers being hired, the need for subs to replace them on days they are gone is extremely high. In an attempt to solve the problem, emergency substitute certifications and permits are being given out.
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ALERT: Missing & Endangered Cheney Teenager

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CHENEY, Wash. - A Cheney family is desperately searching for their teenage daughter, missing since Thanksgiving.
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Washington has 946 New Board Certified Teachers

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  For the second year in a row, Washington has more new national board certified teachers than any other state. For the second year in a row, Washington has more new national board certified teachers than any other state.  
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UPDATE: Coroner: Two people found in home may have died from carbon monoxide poisoning

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Benton County Detectives say that two bodies were found inside a home on Neel Loop.
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Average Price of Gasoline in Oregon $3.04

Gas Prices

The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.04.
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Average Gas Prices in Washington $3.09

Gas Prices

  The AAA auto club reports the average prices of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.09. The AAA auto club reports the average prices of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.09.  
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Attorney General Says No Permission Needed for Body Cams

  Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says police don't need permission to record their interactions with citizens using cameras worn on their uniforms. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says police don't need permission to record their interactions with citizens using cameras worn on their uniforms.  
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Oregon GMO Measure May be Headed for Recount

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  An Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically engineered foods may be heading for an automatic recount. An Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically engineered foods may be heading for an automatic recount.  
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